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Are Millennials Really Worse With Money?

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It seems that in the media, Millennials are constantly getting a bad rap. They are lazy, entitled whiners living in their parents’ basements and sipping expensive coffee.

 

But we all know Millennials who are nothing like that. Like my son’s kindergarten teacher who spends all day shaping the hearts and minds of 20 little high-energy, snotty-nosed humans, then goes home to take care of her baby and husband (all while pregnant).

 

Sometimes the only way to reconcile our own experiences with what we hear in the media is with cold, hard facts. This is a money blog, so today we’re going to talk about money. Are Millennials really worse with money than everyone else? Or is that just something that old people say to feel better about themselves?

 

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How To Make A Budget That’s A GPS, Not A Jail

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Budget. It’s amazing how one simple word can elicit so many strong feelings. Bondage, boredom, failure. Restrictive, tedious, controlling. A lot of people only have negative connotations when they think of budgeting, because of what they have heard and experienced.

 

If you think of a budget as an 8 ½ x 11 (or digital) jail cell, I’m sorry. You’ve been mistaught and abused. It’s not supposed to be that way.

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How To Set Financial Goals That You Can Actually Accomplish

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To get where you want to be financially, you will need to set some goals for yourself. However, not all goals are created equally. The actual goal that you set has a great affect on whether or not you will be able to achieve it. Here are 5 keys for setting financial goals that you can actually accomplish.

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